Alexander the Great

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

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Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World is an exhibition at The Met 5th Avenue highlighting the achievements of the Hellenistic period in art

Diadem

Treasures of Antiquity – Heracles to Alexander The Great

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Magnificent treasures from Aegae the lost royal city of Macedon, include sensational gold and silver artifacts some freshly dug from the northern Greek soil

Being Athenian

Being Athenian

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With the conquests of Alexander the Great (356-323) the ancient Greek world expanded, assuming a continental character. Its center of gravity moved east; the capitals of the new Hellenistic kingdom included Alexandria in Egypt, Antioch in Syria and Pergamum in Asia Minor. They became focuses for Greek civilisation. Athens at…